Grand Alps loop motorcycle tour

Dates 22/06 - 01/07/2019
Destination Alps
Category Guided or Self-guided
Duration 10 days 9 nights

Mileage : 1678 km / 1042 miles

Highlights : Como, Constance and Lugano lakes, Villages of Bellagio, Grimsel, Furka and St Gothard pass, Moto Guzzi museum, Stelvio pass, Balcone of Italia, Dolomites, Grossklockner, Neuschwanstein castle, Rhein fall, Black forest mountain. 

edelweiss

Dates & Prices
Departure date

Day 1 – Evian / Thonon
Day 1 – Evian / Thonon

Arrival in Evian / Thonon les Bains. Hotel check in. Group briefing and dinner.

Day 2 –  Evian - Interlaken (210 km / 130 miles)
Day 2 – Evian - Interlaken (210 km / 130 miles)

From the shore of Lake Leman we will ride through the Chablais mountains and stop in Gruyeres in Switzerland, not only known for its cheese but also for its impressive medieval fortress. We will stay on the Brienz Lake at the feet of the Jungfrau summit.

Day 3 - Interlaken - Como Lake (231 km / 144 miles)
Day 3 - Interlaken - Como Lake (231 km / 144 miles)

we leave the valley to climb the mythical high passes of the Alps with our bikes. This day that will be rich in turns and curves will take us through the iconic passes of the great Alps : Gothard, Furka, and Grimsel. An unforgettable ride. Finally we will ride down to the Lake region of Lugano and Como where you will able to recover from your emotions.

Day 4 - Como Lake - Chiavenna (175 km / 108 miles)
Day 4 - Como Lake - Chiavenna (175 km / 108 miles)

Impossible to leave the Lake Como without visiting one of its most famous village : Bellagio. Then along the shores of the lake we will visit the museum of the Moto Guzzi factory in Mandello del Lario. Finally we leave the turquoise banks for the first alpine foothills and we will sleep at the foot of the Alps.

Day 5 - Chiavenna - Dolomites (180 km / 122 miles)
Day 5 - Chiavenna - Dolomites (180 km / 122 miles)

As soon as you have had your breakfast, you will ride the endless laces of the Stelvio Pass, the highest road pass in Europe with a striking view at the top. You will then enter the Italian region of South Tyrol Alto Adige and ride between vineyards and orchards and stay in the heart of the Dolomites in a mountain resort.

Day 6 - Dolomites - Grossglockner (228 km / 142 miles)
Day 6 - Dolomites - Grossglockner (228 km / 142 miles)

Still many passes on the menu of the day including the Giau and Marmolada. But it is especially the Tre Cime di Lavaredo summit that will leave you speechless. Then Austria welcomes you with one of its most beautiful alpine roads known to all bikers: The Grossglockner, crisscrossed in summer by thousands of bikers from all over Europe.

Day 7 - Grossglockner - Garmish (202 km / 126 miles)
Day 7 - Grossglockner - Garmish (202 km / 126 miles)

You will start your day with the impressive Krimml Falls, the highest in Europe, then cross the Tyrol region to enter Bavaria, a large mountain resort: Garmisch Partenkirchen.

Day 8 - Garmisch - Constance Lake (212 km / 132 miles)
Day 8 - Garmisch - Constance Lake (212 km / 132 miles)

You will stop in Oberammergau, a village known for its murals, then the majestic castle of Neushwanstein awaits you. Finally it is the Alpenstrasse that will take you to the shores of Lake Contance.

Day 9 - Constance Lake - Colmar (240 km / 149 miles)
Day 9 - Constance Lake - Colmar (240 km / 149 miles)

It is the Alpentrasse that will take you back to France, without missing the shores of Lake Constance and the magnificent Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen. You will reach Alsace by the Black Forest massif and stay in one of its most beautiful cities: Colmar

map grandes alpes

A tour under the sign of summits, lakes and curves.
A loop on your motorcycle around the largest mountain range in Europe, straddling France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Germany, that's what we offer to accomplish on this ten days ride.

Motorcycling the Alps is often considered as a holy Grail for any biker who is looking for sensation, landscapes and wide open spaces. This motorbike trip will give you the opportunity to travel the most beautiful motorcycles roads of the Alps through its most emblematic passes: St Gotthard, Furka, Grossklockner, but also its most beautiful lakes: Como, Brinz and Constance. Stopovers are made outside the major urban centers in traditional Alpine hotels.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 ARRIVAL IN EVIAN / THONON
Day 2 EVIAN - INTERLAKEN (210 km)
Day 3 INTERLAKEN - COMO LAKE (231 km) 
Day 4 COMO LAKE - CHIAVENNA (175 km)
Day 5 CHIAVENNA - DOLOMITES (180 km)
Day 6 DOLOMITES - GROSSGLOCKNER (228 km)
Day 7 GROSSGLOCKNER - GARMISCH (202 km)
Day 8 GARMISCH - CONSTANCE LAKE (212 km)
Day 9 CONSTANCE LAKE - COLMAR (240 km)

Day 10 DEPARTURE FROM COLMAR*  

dolomites motorcycle roadtrip italypass alps motorcycle rideself guided tour alps motorcycle

Price (in € PP) :

Motorcycles / type of room
(price per person)

single room

chambre partagée

ride the alps with your bike 

€ 1 770

€ 1 350

€ 1 350

BMW R1200RT   BMW R1200GS € 3 150 € 2 420 € 2 975
BMW F650GS  BMW F700GS

€ 2 515

€ 2 100

€ 2 350

(*) optional : FREE !! enjoy 2 more days of free riding for those who choose to bring back the motorcycle to our office in Tours.

Our price of this motorcycle tour includes :

  • Transfer from Genova airport on departure and to Colmar train station on arrival
  • Motorbike with insurance and unlimited mileage (formula with rental bike)
  • A professional bilingual guide on motorcycle leading the group
  • 9 nights in 2 & 3 star hotels with continental breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Information kit and road book and GPX files

Not included in the price of this motorcycle tour :

  • any other meal than those included in the tour
  • Drink and personal expenses
  • Fuel, parking and toll
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
  • All excursions not included in the package 
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (1200cc)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -730
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (700cc)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -415
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (with your bike)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -420

Search rental

Pickup Location:
Pickup Date and Time:
At :
Drop Off Date and Time:
At :
Drop Off Location:
Category: